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Founded in 1888, The Irish Catholic is Ireland’s biggest and best-selling religious newspaper. Published weekly, it provides a lively mix of news, analysis and informed commentary about the Church and social issues as they affect Ireland and the wider-world. www.irishcatholic.ie

Synod for Irish Church announced

Michael Kelly (The Irish Catholic)  reflects on the announcement that the Irish Church will work towards a national Synod in the next five years

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Fáilte Pope Francis

This publication from Columba Books arose from a competition for children to draw a picture and write a letter of welcome addressed to Pope Francis.

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Faith Based Schools in a Pluralist Society – Archbishop D Martin

A reflection from Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at the National Education Conference organised by The Irish Catholic

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Future of faith-based schools – Francis Campbell

Keynote address by Francis Campbell at the 2016 National Education Conference organised by The Irish Catholic

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Faith-based Schools – Baroness Nuala O’Loan

Address by Baroness Nuala O’Loan at a National Conference on the future of faith-based schools organised by The Irish Catholic.

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The British experience of faith schools – Ruth Kelly

Address by Ruth Kelly, former UK Education Secretary at a National Conference on the future of faith-based schools organised by The Irish Catholic.

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Catholic Education in a pluralist age – Dr Daire Keogh

Address by Dr Daire Keogh at a National Conference on the future of faith-based schools organised by The Irish Catholic.

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New pilgrim guide to Lough Derg

Fr Eamonn Conway, author of a new book about the Lough Derg pilgrimage, shares why he believes this sacred space is an island of quiet miracles.

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Lough Derg : Island of Quiet Miracles

Rev Prof Eamonn Conway, author of a new about the Lough Derg pilgrimage, shares why he believes this sacred space is an island of quiet miracles.

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1916 – The Church and the Rising

Greg Daly discusses ‘1916 – The Church and the Rising’ which is based on the recent hugely successful special issue of The Irish Catholic newspaper.

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Pope Francis and the Future of the Family – Nuncio

Archbishop Charles Brown introduces this national conference hosted by the Irish Catholic Newspaper and the Iona Institute on 30th Jan 2016.

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Pope Francis, the Synod and the Future of the Family in Ireland

Archbishop Eamon Martin delivers the keynote address at this national conference which was held on 30th January 2016 in Dublin.

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Pope Francis and the Future of the Family – Baroness Nuala O’Loan

Full address by Baroness Nuala O’Loan to this national conference hosted by the Irish Catholic Newspaper and the Iona Institute on 30th Jan 2016.

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Freedom’s Orphans – David Quinn

Full address by David Quinn to this national conference – Pope Francis and the Future of the Family – hosted by the Irish Catholic Newspaper and the Iona Institute.

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The Future of the Family in Ireland – Bairbre Cahill

Full address by Bairbre Cahill to this national conference under the theme – Pope Francis and the Future of the Family in Ireland

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The Future of the Family in Ireland – Breda O’Brien

Full address by Breda O’Brien to this national conference under the theme – Pope Francis and the Future of the Family in Ireland

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Laudato Si Study Guide – Fr Eamonn Conway

Address by Fr Eamonn Conway at launch of a Study Guide to the recent encyclical by Pope Francis that he co-edited with Cathal Barry.

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Study Guide to Laudato Si – Cathal Barry

Address by Cathal Barry at launch of a Study Guide to the recent encyclical by Pope Francis that he co-authored with Fr Eamonn Conway.

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Study Guide to Laudato Si – Eamon Meehan

Address by Eamon Meehan, Director of Trócaire at launch of a Study Guide to the recent encyclical by Pope Francis on the care of our common home.

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Study Guide to Praise be to You (Laudato Si’)

Cathal Barry discusses a study guide that The Irish Catholic will soon publish on the recent encyclical from Pope Francis.

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Beatification of Oscar Romero – special issue of The Irish Catholic

Greg Daly gives a preview of this week’s The Irish Catholic – a 40 page special issue on the Beatification of Oscar Romero

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The Great Reformer – Francis and the making of a radical Pope

Talk by Austen Ivereigh on his biography of Pope Francis. This talk hosted by The Irish Catholic was livestreamed from Avila in Dublin on 3rd March 2015.

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Editor of Irish Catholic meets Pope Francis

Michael Kelly, Editor of The Irish Catholic, describes his meeting with Pope Francis and the book he presented to the Pope.

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Passing on the faith – Breda O’Brien

The address by Breda O’Brien at the recent Conference hosted by the Irish Catholic and sponsored by Trocaire.

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